Decatur Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Decatur, GA

General Decatur Information

State: Georgia

County: Dekalb County

Close cities: Belvedere Park, GA, North Decatur, GA, Avondale Estates, GA, Clarkston, GA, Scottdale, GA, Panthersville, GA, Atlanta, GA, Candler-McAfee, GA, North Druid Hills, GA, Druid Hills, GA

Decatur Population (census data)
Total 19,168 (+6.0% since 2000)
Male 8,126 (42.4%)
Female 11,042 (57.6%)

Population Density: 4,588 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 101.9 (US Avg is 100)

Decatur Elevation: 1,048 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.18 square miles

Median Household Income: $49,893

Zip Codes: 30037, 30032, 30036, 30033, 30030, 30035, 30031, and 30034.

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Decatur Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (64.7%)
  • Black (30.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (13.8%)
  • German (11.3%)
  • Irish (10.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5.1%)
  • United States (4.8%)
  • French (4.4%)
Foriegn Born: 1,190 people (6.2%)
  • Europe (33.9%)
  • Asia (27.4%)
  • Africa (21.0%)
  • Latin America (17.7%)

Local Decatur Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers
NCAA Sports: Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University

Decatur School Information

High Schools
Columbia High School (2106 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Decatur High School (310 North McDonough Street, Decatur, GA, 30030 - Decatur City District)
Southwest Dekalb High School (2863 Kelley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Towers High School (3919 Brookcrest Circle, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Middle Schools
Cedar Grove Middle School (2300 Wildcat Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Chapel Hill Middle School (3535 Dogwood Farm Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Columbia Middle School (3001 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA, 30035 - Dekalb County District)
Mary McLeod Bethune Middle School (5200 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA, 30035 - Dekalb County District)
McNair Middle School (2190 Wallingford Drive, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Miller Grove Middle School (2215 Miller Road, Decatur, GA, 30035 - Dekalb County District)
Renfroe Middle School (220 West College Avenue, Decatur, GA, 30030 - Decatur City District)
Shamrock Middle School (3100 Mount Olive Drive, Decatur, GA, 30033 - Dekalb County District)
Elementary Schools
Atherton Elementary School (1674 Atherton Drive, Decatur, GA, 30035 - Dekalb County District)
Bob Mathis Elementary School (3505 Boring Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Briarlake Elementary School (3590 Lavista Road, Decatur, GA, 30033 - Dekalb County District)
Canby Lane Elementary School (4150 Green Hawk Trail, Decatur, GA, 30035 - Dekalb County District)
Chapel Hill Elementary School (3536 Radcliff Boulevard, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Clairemont Elementary School (Temporary) (155 Erie Avenue, Decatur, GA, 30030 - Decatur City District)
Columbia Elementary School (3230 Columbia Woods Drive, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Fairington Elementary School (5505 Philip Bradley Drive, Decatur, GA, 30038 - Dekalb County District)
Flat Shoals Elementary School (3226 Flat Shoals Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Forrest Hills Elementary School (923 Forrest Boulevard, Decatur, GA, 30030 - Dekalb County District)
Glen Haven Elementary School (1402 Austin Drive, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Hooper Alexander Elementary School (3414 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Kelley Lake Elementary School (2590 Kelly Lake Road, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Knollwood Elementary School (3039 Santa Monica Drive, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Laurel Ridge Elementary School (1215 Balsam Drive, Decatur, GA, 30033 - Dekalb County District)
Leslie J. Steele Elementary School (2162 Second Avenue, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
McLendon Elementary School (3169 Hollywood Drive, Decatur, GA, 30033 - Dekalb County District)
Medlock Elementary School (2418 Wood Trail Lane, Decatur, GA, 30033 - Dekalb County District)
Midway Elementary School (3318 Midway Road, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Narvie Harris Elementary School (3981 McGill Drive, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Oakhurst Elementary School (175 Mead Road, Decatur, GA, 30030 - Decatur City District)
Oakview Elementary (3574 Oakvale Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Peachcrest Elementary School (1530 Joy Lane, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Rainbow Elementary School (2801 Kelley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Snapfinger Elementary School (1365 Snapfinger Road, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Tilson Elementary School (2100 Bixler Circle, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Toney Elementary School (2701 Oakland Terrace, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Wadsworth Elementary School (2084 Green Forrest Drive, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)
Winnona Park Elementary School (510 Avery Street, Decatur, GA, 30030 - Decatur City District)
Other/Private Schools
Coralwood Education Center (2477 Coralwood Drive, Decatur, GA, 30033 - Dekalb County District)
Dekalb Transition School (2670 Old Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA, 30034 - Dekalb County District)
Glennwood Academy (440 East Ponce De Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA, 30030 - Decatur City District)
International Community Charter School (3260 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA, 30032 - Dekalb County District)

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